jabot

[zha-boh, ja- or, esp. British, zhab-oh, jab-oh]
noun
a decorative ruffle or other arrangement of lace or cloth attached at the neckline and extending down the front of a woman's blouse or dress or, formerly, of a man's shirt.

Origin:
1815–25; < French: literally, bird's crop, probably < Provençal (N dialects); see gavotte

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jabot (ˈʒæbəʊ)
 
n
a frill or ruffle on the breast or throat of a garment, originally to hide the closure of a shirt
 
[C19: from French: bird's crop, jabot; compare Old French gave throat]

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The buff waistcoat has a white stock, jabot and cuff.
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